In terms of flair and pageantry, or just plain old fun, the people of Pandan are not to be outdone. The normally peaceful town gets a makeover of colors and excitement as they prepare for their popular town fiesta, known as the Tugbong Festival.
The festivities are held in honor of St. Vincent Ferrer, the town's patron saint. The festival brings out the cheerful and agreeable nature of the people and they wholeheartedly celebrate from the 21st to the 25th of April, with a host of highlights going on:
Attractions and Events
- Agro-Industrial Fair
- Sports Tournament
- Dalmacio Marathon
- Motorcross Invitational Competition
- Dasigay Bugsay Boat Rowing Competition
- Search for Miss Teen Pandan Beauty Pageant
- Mardi-Gras and Float Competitions
- PBI Annual Alumni Homecoming.
Here is the list of beach resorts located in the town of Pandan.
Location: Barangay Dionela, Pandan, Antique
- Phaidon Villas and Resort
Location: Pandan, Brgy. Tingib, Antique, Philippines
- Mag-aba Beach House
Location: Brgy. Mag-aba, Pandan, Antique, Philippines
- Malumpati Cottages
Location: Sitio Malumpati, Brgy. Guia, Pandan, Antique
How to get there
From Manila, flights are available to airports in Iloilo City, Roxas City, Caticlan or Kalibo.
Pandan is about thirty kilometers from Caticlan Airport. Sea transport via Iloilo Port in Iloilo City, Culasi-Lipata and San Jose Ports in Antique, or Dumaguit and Caticlan Ports in Aklan are widely available.
Pandan can also be accessed taking buses and jeepneys from Kalibo, Aklan and from sea transport also available.